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MediaWiki Page Move Template Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Checks for page move template cross-site scripting vulnerability in MediaWiki
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote web server contains a PHP script that is prone to cross-site
According to its version number, the version of Mediawiki installed on
the remote host is vulnerable to cross-site scripting attacks because of
its failure to sanitize input passed to the page move template. This
flaw could be used to inject arbitrary HTML and script code into a
user's browser resulting in the theft of cookies, misrepresentation of
the site, and other such attacks.
See also :
If using MediaWiki 1.4.x, upgrade to 1.4.6 or later
if using MediaWiki
1.5.x, upgrade to 1.5.0 beta3 or later.
Low / CVSS Base Score : 1
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